Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 1.9 Miles
-- Width 150 Yards
County/Area COFFEE
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-10-08 10:54:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1WSW ENTERPRISE
Begin Lat/Lon 31.3154/-85.8587
End Date 2008-10-08 11:02:00.0 CST-6
End Lat/Lon 31.3247/-85.8284
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 4.00M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Several lines of strong to severe thunderstorms formed ahead of a cold front and strong low pressure system over southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, and moved into portions of southeast Alabama during the afternoon of the 8th.
Event Narrative A tornado touched down just south of the Enterprise Civic Center. It moved to the east-northeast and lifted just east of Boll Weevil Circle near the Walmart. It caused extensive damage to the civic center, with several windows blown out and much of its roof removed. The winds damaged several vehicles outside the Enterprise Senior Center. A building attached to the old Bama Cotton Mill collapsed. More than a hundred homes and businesses were also damaged. Fortunately, no injuries or deaths were reported. The tornado was rated an EF-1 with winds estimated from 100 to 105 mph.


Event Map:

Note: The tornado track is approximate based on the beginning (B) and ending (E) locations. The actual tornado path may differ from a straight line.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 4.350M 0.00K
ENTERPRISE COFFEE CO. AL 10/08/2008 10:54 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 4.000M 0.00K
(OZR)FT RUCKER AAF DALE CO. AL 10/08/2008 11:15 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
OZARK DALE CO. AL 10/08/2008 11:25 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
WICKSBURG HOUSTON CO. AL 10/08/2008 12:05 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
PINCKARD DALE CO. AL 10/08/2008 12:17 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAPPS HENRY CO. AL 10/08/2008 12:33 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 4.350M 0.00K